Publications

G. Pettersson, M. Dille, S. Abrahamsson, U. Wong. Miniature 3D Microscope and Reflectometer for Space Exploration. IEEE International Conference on Computational Photography (ICCP), 2019.

M. Allan, U. Wong, T. Welsh, P. M. Furlong, S. McMichael, et al. Planetary Rover Simulation for Lunar Exploration Missions. IEEE Aerospace Conference, 2019. Best Paper in Track Award

A. Arora, P. M. Furlong, U. Wong, T. Fong. Sampling-based Descent Trajectory Planning and Autonomous Landing Site Selection for Icy Moon Lander Missions. International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space (i-SAIRAS), 2018. [pdf]

A. Nefian, U. Wong, M. Dille, X. Bouyssounouse, L. Edwards, V. To, M. Deans, T. Fong. Structured Light-Based Hazard Detection for Planetary Surface Navigation. IEEE/RSJ Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Systems (IROS), 2017. [pdf]

A. Arora, M. Furlong, U. Wong, S. Sukkarieh, T. Fong. Multi-modal Active Perception for Autonomously Selecting Landing Sites on Icy Moons. AIAA Space Forum, 2017. [pdf]

P. M. Furlong, M. Dille, U. Wong, A. Nefian. Safeguarding a Lunar Rover with Wald’s Sequential Probability Ratio Test. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2016. [pdf]

C. Cunningham, U. Wong, K. Peterson, W.L. Whittaker. Predicting Terrain Traversability from Thermal Diffusivity. International Conference on Field and Service Robotics (FSR), 2013. [pdf]

A. Husain, H. Jones, B. Kannan, U. Wong, T. Pimentel Martins da Silva, S. Tang, S. Daftry, S. Huber, and W.L. Whittaker. Mapping Planetary Caves with an Autonomous, Heterogeneous Robot Team. IEEE Aerospace Conference, 2013. [pdf]

U. Wong. Lumenhancement: Exploiting Appearance for Planetary Modeling. PhD Dissertation, CMU-RI-TR-12-12. Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 2012. [pdf] [presentation]

U. Wong, B. Garney, C. Whittaker, W. Whittaker. Image-Directed Sampling for Geometric Modeling of Lunar Terrain. International Conference on Field and Service Robotics (FSR), 2012. [pdf]

H. Jones, U. Wong, K. Peterson, J. Koenig, et al. Complementary Flyover and Rover Sensing for Superior Modeling of Planetary Features.  International Conference on Field and Service Robotics (FSR), 2012. [pdf]

U. Wong, A. Morris, C. Lea, J. Lee, C. Whittaker, B. Garney, W. Whittaker. Comparative Evaluation of Range Sensing Technologies for Underground Void Modeling. IEEE/RSJ Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Systems (IROS), 2011. [pdf]

U. Wong, B. Garney, C. Whittaker, W. Whittaker. Camera and LIDAR Fusion for Mapping of Actively Illuminated Subterranean Voids. International Conference on Field and Service Robotics (FSR), 2009. Best Student Paper Award [pdf]

A. Morris, U. Wong, Z. Omohundro, C. Whittaker, W. Whittaker. 3D Modeling of Subterranean Environments by Robotic Survey. CMU Technical Report, 2007. [pdf]

U. Wong, C. Lyons, S. Thayer. An Analysis of the Human Odometer. Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-05-47, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. Presented at Advanced Personal Protective Equipment Conference, Oct 16-18, 2005. [pdf]

M. Perkowski, T. Sasao, A. Iseno, U. Wong, et al. Use of Machine Learning Based on Constructive Induction in Dialogs with Robotic Heads. International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, 2003.

M. Perkowski, U. Wong. A New Approach to Robotic Imitation of Behaviors by Decomposition of Multiple-Valued Relations. International Boolean Workshop, 2002.

Long Abstracts/Short Papers:
U. Wong, A. Nefian, L. Edwards, M. Furlong, X. Bouyssounouse, et al. Characterization of Stereo Vision Performance for Roving at the Lunar Poles. NASA Exploration Science Forum (NESF), 2016. [pdf]

U. Wong and W.L. Whittaker. Robotic Exploration and Science in Pits and Caves: Results from Three Years and Counting of Analog Field Experimentation. 2nd International Planetary Caves Conference, 2015. [pdf]

S. Huber, D. Hendrickson, H. Jones, J. Thornton, W.L., Whittaker, U. Wong. Astrobotic Technology: Planetary Pits and Caves for Science and Exploration. Annual Meeting of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (LEAG), 2014.

H.L. Jones, K. Peterson, W.L. Whittaker, U. Wong. Skylight: Mission to Investigate and Model a Lunar Pit. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC), 2013.

Unpublished Manuscripts:
U. Wong. Terrain Obstacle Detection and Analysis using LIDAR. Tech Report for Wide-Area Lunar Prospecting project at CMU, 2006. [pdf]

Teaching:
15-212 Principles of Programming Languages (2005, 2006)